Last week, Joseph and I traveled to Orlando for a four-day conference. Without the kids. It was our first time traveling together without our children in over two years. We love family travel, but as we waited for our flight, we chatted about how excited we were to sleep in late and have ... Read More about 5 Things to Do on Your Vacation Morning Routine
This fall my two little ones are hitting major milestones: one is going to preschool and the other is going to college. Though my kids are in two very different life stages, there are two things that they have in common. The first is that neither is cheap. And the second is that they both call for ... Read More about Preschool Back to School Essentials
Fresh off of our recent family beach day, I decided to put together this guide on what to pack for the beach. These beach essentials are must-haves, whether your vacation is just a day trip like ours was or if you are going on an extended beach vacation. Read on to find out our top picks for beach ... Read More about What to Pack for a Family Beach Day
It's been a whole week since I started this new way of eating so I thought I'd share my keto diet results here. Joseph and I set a goal of losing at least 20 pounds each this year. He has already hit his goal and is working on losing even more. I, on the other hand, am actually several pounds ... Read More about A Week on The Keto Diet: The Busy Parent’s Answer to Weight Loss?
April showers bring May flowers. And what do May flowers bring? My spring and summer wardrobe out of the basement! It also provides the perfect opportunity to donate the items that no longer bring me joy and to find a few new items that do. Throughout most of my life I've gone back and forth ... Read More about Spring Outfit Ideas 2018
We all want to live better, more fulfilling, and happier lives. Not surprisingly, here on One Big Happy Life, we’re often asked to share insights on how to live a happy life. Or, asked a different way, whether our family is genuinely as happy as we seem. Well let me assure you that our family is ... Read More about How to Live a Happy Life